What to measure in your warehouse

Written by Doron Neuhaus
Created: 20 June 2018

Measuring your warehouse efficiency and productivity is crucial to achieving your business goals. Here’s how you can make sure you’re measuring the metrics that matter.

The top 5 warehousing bloopers

Written by Simon Abi Saad
Created: 12 June 2018

Think you’re having a bad day at work? Take a look at these five warehousing fails that will make you cringe (and be thankful you weren’t there).  We’ve also got some warehouse safety tips to help ensure that your warehouse runs efficiently.

Warehousing processes: how to run a world class warehouse

Written by Michael Badwi
Created: 05 June 2018

Optimising your warehouse processes helps you reduce your expenses, increase your revenue and working capital, and provide your customers with a seamless purchasing experience. Here’s how you can achieve a world class warehouse.

Manhattan once again named a leader in Gartner WMS report

Written by Michael Badwi
Created: 22 May 2018

Manhattan Associates is proud to be a leader this year in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems and to be positioned highest in Ability to Execute as well as furthest in Completeness of Vision.

Has your supply chain complexity outgrown your ERP?

Written by Doron Neuhaus
Created: 16 May 2018

As your customer and business requirements change, your supply chain and supporting systems need to adapt. If your ERP is struggling to meet these complexities, it might be time to consider investing in a WMS. Here’s a list of signs that indicate that your business has outgrown its ERP and needs a best of breed solution.  

Why local warehouses should benchmark against global best practices

Written by William Sudding
Created: 09 May 2018

With globalisation turning the world into a “global village”, local businesses need to start benchmarking against global best practices if they want to maintain their competitive edge in the market.

Save yourself the stocktake blues: getting flexible in your warehouse

Written by William Sudding
Created: 02 May 2018

How does your business handle inventory control? Having a detailed view of your warehouse lets you treat it with more flexibility - saving you countless headaches from stocktakes.

A Guide to a Successfuly running a WMS RFP

Written by Michael Badwi
Created: 30 April 2018

Over the years I have filled in dozens of RFP’s and then subsequently have been involved in the implementation that follows. One of the outcomes that most frequently occurs during the implementation following an RFP (and I would suggest that this phenomenon is not limited to WMS) is that the actual requirement of the implementation is vastly if not totally different from the requirement prescribed in the RFP.

ERP vs. WMS: which is the best fit for your business?

Written by Doron Neuhaus
Created: 17 April 2018

Choosing software for your warehouse may not seem like a huge decision, but it directly impacts the financial and operational health of your business. If you want to know whether a best of breed WMS or an existing module of your ERP is right for your business, this article will help you understand which system better suits your needs.

How will the 1% VAT increase affect South African supply chains?

Written by Michael Badwi
Created: 10 April 2018

Value Added Tax (VAT) hasn’t increased in South Africa for 25 years. In our already struggling economy, what effect will a further 1% VAT increase have on businesses and individuals alike?

The 5 key benefits of implementing an inventory optimisation solution

Written by Simon Abi Saad
Created: 03 April 2018

Implementing an inventory optimisation solution is about understanding what inventory you need to ensure you meet customer demand and decrease working capital so that you deliver on time, every time.

The importance of breaking down the silos of communication in your supply chain

Written by William Sudding
Created: 20 March 2018

Effective communication is a crucial element to the success of your supply chain, but somehow it’s an area that’s often neglected. If you’re experiencing a loss of profit and productivity due to breakdowns in communication,  here’s how you can bridge the gaps.

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